Advanced Jewellery Course in Setting and Mount Building

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Visual Arts
Department Name: Visual Arts

Objectives:

The course consists of a total of 15 hours spread over 5 evenings of 3 hour classes. Four different setting courses are offered per year (one per term).
The following techniques will be taught:
- Gemstone anatomy
- Designing and measuring settings according to stone dimensions
- Precision marking, punching, piercing, filing and drilling of metal
- Constructing and soldering metal in order to accommodate stones
- Basic stone setting techniques

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Competence
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 5
Presentation Language: Afr/Eng
Contact Person Name: J Groenewald
Contact Person Email: joani@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (021) 8083051
Latest Year Offered: 2020